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Important Flight Update

The West Kootenay Regional Airport is pleased to offer flight service to and from Vancouver’s Domestic Terminal with Air Canada. To book a flight. visit aircanada.com.

COVID-19 Safety Information

The City is committed to doing our part to keep travellers and airport employees healthy and is following all guidelines provided by public health officials and Transport Canada. We are implementing a series of new COVID-19 health and safety measures to ensure the public can feel confident when travelling with us.

Passenger COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Requirements

As of October 30th, 2021, if you are 12 years of age plus 4 months, or older, you’ll need to be fully vaccinated to board domestic or international flights departing from the West Kootenay Regional Airport, including charter and foreign airlines carrying commercial passengers.

From October 30 through November 29, 2021, there will be a short transition period when travellers who do not qualify as fully vaccinated will be able to travel if they can show a valid COVID-19 molecular (PCR) test taken within 72 hours of travel.

Starting November 30, 2021, a negative COVID-19 test will no longer be accepted as an alternative to vaccination. Travellers should make plans now to ensure they are fully vaccinated before November 30 to travel by air.

For more information, please visit the official Government of Canada website.

The West Kootenay

Home to 100,000 residents, an outdoor rugged to urban cool mountain playground, and cultural flair that delivers on a definition of happiness. We call it the good life. With 12,500 annual aircraft movements and 74,000 annual passengers, the airport is a gateway to the world and an economic development generator. Whether it is an international sculpture walk, a City that has been a movie backdrop, or renown as one of the top mountain biking spots in Canada, all we can say to visitors is good luck getting the grin off your face.

 

No Drone Zone 

Please note that the West Kootenay Regional Airport is a No Drone zone

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